ERIC Number: EJ1203732
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Abstractor: As Provided
Battleship and the Negative Hypergeometric Distribution
Autin, Melanie A.; Gerstenschlager, Natasha E.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v41 n1 p3-7 Spr 2019
The negative hypergeometric distribution is often not formally studied in secondary or collegiate statistics in contexts other than drawing cards without replacement. We present a different context with the potential of engaging students in simulating and exploring data.
Descriptors: Statistics, Teaching Methods, Simulation, Educational Games, Secondary Education, Higher Education, Statistical Distributions
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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